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    • Passengers on deck

    • Six women and two men, probably passengers, are posing in front of smokestacks on the deck of a steamboat. The Texas deck can be seen at far right in the background. This steamboat is most likely the "City of Memphis."
    • approximately 1900
    • Team of oxen

    • A man with a hat stands next to a team of oxen. A river and a steamboat can be seen in the background. The man is standing near some wooden structures, one of which may be a barn. The name of the steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
    • approximately 1900
    • Women dipping water

    • Women wearing bonnets are lined up getting ready to take a cup of water from a bucket. They have their hands resting on the person's shoulders in front of them. The house in the background has a covered, attached structure sheltering a cistern. A...
    • approximately 1900
    • Loading hogs onto the riverboat

    • Several men are loading hogs from a chute or gangplank onto a riverboat. A pulley hoists the chute off of the bank. A corral is pictured in the background. A woman and two children, each wearing wide-brimmed hats, watch the scene from the side.
    • approximately 1900
    • Carnegie Public Library

    • Substanial two-story brick building with domed cupola. Round windows complement the six-sided lower part of dome. Three narrow arched windows and large arched front door are symmetrically placed along facade. Four stone Ionic columns grace the...
    • approximately 1900
    • Mississippi River People

    • Four Black laborers preparing to work. The three youngest, two boys and a girl, are barefoot. The youngest, a girl, is holding a hoe which is bigger than she is. Buildings are shown in the background.
    • approximately 1900
    • Woman with child

    • African-American woman with her hand on a young child's head. Both are cleanly dressed but barefoot. The young child is positioned behind her toy high chair, smiling into the camera. The woman seems to be squinting or frowning.
    • approximately 1900
    • Wagon with mules

    • A posed picture showing six individuals in hats (three men and three women) on and beside a wagon pulled by two mules. Two of the men are wearing riverboat captain's hats. In the background there appears to be bailed cotton with at least two...
    • approximately 1900
    • Flooded farm

    • Flooding river rising to homes, barns, and other outbuildings, probably on Mississippi or Tennessee Rivers. Buildings are surrounded by water and trees; their trunks are underwater
    • approximately 1900
    • Man peeking out of outhouse

    • Mustachioed man wears captain's hat, glasses, and striped bowtie. He is visible from the chest and shoulders up and is standing inside what appears to be an outhouse or some sort of out building. The building is of crude construction, built with...
    • approximately 1900
    • "City of Memphis" at river landing

    • The "City of Memphis" is moored at the shore while cargo is loaded on board via a boom gangplank. Several well dressed men and women seem to be waiting to board. The tall stacks are belching black smoke in preparation for moving. Individuals are...
    • approximately 1900

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